Admit One 7/26

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The Wolverine

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Hiroyuki Sanada, Rila Fukushima, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Tao Okamoto

Directed by: James Mangold

Plot: Wolverine is found and invited to Japan by an old acquaintance who offers him the chance to become mortal as a way to thank him for saving his life in WWII but Logan quickly gets caught in the middle of a family feud.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 67%

Critic Consensus: “Although its final act succumbs to the usual cartoonish antics, The Wolverine is one superhero movie that manages to stay true to the comics while keeping casual viewers entertained”

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The To Do List

Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Johnny Simmons, Bill Hader, Alia Shawkat, Sarah Steele, Rachel Bilson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Donald Glover

Directed by: Maggie Carey

Plot: The summer before her senior year in high school, uptight Brandy Clark comes up with a list of “activities” she didn’t do yet in high school and sets out to complete them all.

RT Freshness: 55%

Critic Consensus: “The To Do List may play things disappointingly safe given its rather daring premise, but writer-director Maggie Carey’s sure hand — and Aubrey Plaza’s performance — keep the laughs coming”

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